The Necessity of Religious Culture

Tanner Guzy recently tweeted this: I actually disagree with him quite a bit here. Religious cultures succeed because they can build systems and institutions that have non-materialistic fuel as a major impetus for their maintenance and the enthusiasm of their stewards. Think of it this way, using the example of caring for the poor … Continue reading The Necessity of Religious Culture

Does God will a Multitude of Denominations?

Much has been made of Francis' joint document with Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb of al-Azhar fame. That document created sparks in conservative and traditional outlets primarily because of a particular statement: "The pluralism and the diversity of religions, color, sex, race and language are willed by God in his wisdom, through which he created human beingsā€¦" … Continue reading Does God will a Multitude of Denominations?